The Anchor Is Still Holding…

Remember Those Scars

At the close of the Civil War in the United States, General John B. Gordon ran for the Senate in the state of Georgia. At that time, legislatures elected the senators. A former comrade of the General, who disliked him intensely, was a member of the Georgia state...

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Trusting Your Child

I rejoice that in everything I have confidence in you (2 Corinthians 7:16).When I was 14 years old my family moved off the farm in Minnesota where I was born. But I never adjusted to our new home in Arizona. When I was only 15 my parents let me take a bus back to...

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A Lesson From the Wrens

Romans 10:11 Anyone who trusts in Him will never be put to shame.We did everything possible to discourage the little wrens from building their nest on the fluorescent light fixture on our carport, outside the kitchen door. They were determined. Even though the nest...

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Cut the Rope!

The story is told of a mountain climber, who was desperate to conquer the Aconcagua . He initiated his climb after years of preparation. Wanting all of the glory for himself, he went up alone. He started climbing and it was becoming later, and later. He did not...

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The Lord Is My Shepherd

In her down-to-earth book More Than Sparrows, Mary Welch tells of her discussion with a group of high schoolers about worry. Although they were Christians, they were as worried as pagans about the common things of life. As she listened to them with love, yearning to...

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